This convenient country-by-country guide to merger control law gives business people and their counsel all the essential information they need to proceed confidently toward a successful transnational merger.
For each of twenty major jurisdictions -- including the USA, EU, China, India, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, the Czech Republic, Vietnam and most EU countries -- this book describes:
procedure for antitrust clearance, if necessary
rules and criteria for approval
restrictions on merger dimensions
relevant market definition criteria
Whenever possible, actual national notification forms are reproduced so they may be prepared in advance. The authors, each an expert in the business law of his or her own country, offer practical advice on managing the transaction and avoiding pitfalls. A detailed general introduction highlights shared patterns, as well as distinctions, among the merger control regimes of the various jurisdictions.